FTC (Hungary): new transfers

FTC (Hungary): new transfers

In an official press conference, FTC Rail Cargo Hungaria has announced their new transfers and contract extension for the  next season, and players who will leave the club as well.

Goalkeeper Melinda Pastrovics will leave FTC, she will play from next season in Siófok. Two another FTC players will move to the same club on loan, 23 years old playmaker and left back, Dajka Bettina (2 years contract with FTC) and Dóra Deáki  (3 years contract with FTC) will be part of the Siófok’s team next season , on regard to get more playing time.

The club has extended contracts with lineplayer Anita Cifra, leftback Szandra Zácsik (coming back after a shoulder injury) and rightwinger Mónika Kovacsicz for another three (3) years, meanwhile Spanish Nerea Pena has extended her 2 years contract with another year( she is on recovery after a knee injury).

New players has been also transferred to the club from Budapest: goalkeeper Melinda Szikora is coming to FTC from FKC (Székesfehérvár), 19 year old lineplayer and defender Rea Mészáros from Váci NKSE and German leftback, Laura Steinbach (Leverkusen)  will also join the green-whites from the next season. Each player has signed for  two years.

FTC has finished on the second place in the Hungarian League, so they will have possibility to play CL qualification tournament next year.

Photo: Márta Kállai

Nerea Pena about extension:

“I like to be a part of this club, I like the team, our supporters. I was unlucky to get injured in February again, but except this I could be satisfied with everything here. The city of Budapest is fantastic to live in, so was no doubt to extend my contact.”

Mónika Kovacsicz, right winger:

” Taking this decision, to extend my contract three more years was not difficult. An important factor was the coach and the team, whic became a really unit in the last years. Our supporters are also fantastic, so I didn’t simply had any reason to make a change, I hope that our injured players will be recovered soon, so we could aim to higher results next year .”

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